Mark 3:24
New International Version
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

New Living Translation
“A kingdom divided by civil war will collapse.

English Standard Version
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Berean Study Bible
If a kingdom is divided against itself, it cannot stand.

Berean Literal Bible
And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand.

King James Bible
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

New King James Version
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

New American Standard Bible
And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

NASB 1995
“If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

NASB 1977
“And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Amplified Bible
If a kingdom is divided [split into factions and rebelling] against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Christian Standard Bible
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

American Standard Version
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For if a kingdom will be divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to stand.”

Contemporary English Version
A nation whose people fight each other won't last very long.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

English Revised Version
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Good News Translation
If a country divides itself into groups which fight each other, that country will fall apart.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot last.

International Standard Version
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Literal Standard Version
And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot be made to stand;

NET Bible
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to stand.

New Heart English Bible
And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Weymouth New Testament
For if civil war breaks out in a kingdom, nothing can make that kingdom last;

World English Bible
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Young's Literal Translation
and if a kingdom against itself be divided, that kingdom cannot be made to stand;

Additional Translations ...
Context
A House Divided
23So Jesus called them together and began to speak to them in parables: “How can Satan drive out Satan? 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, it cannot stand. 25If a house is divided against itself, it cannot stand.…

Cross References
Matthew 12:25
Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.

Mark 3:23
So Jesus called them together and began to speak to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?

Mark 3:25
If a house is divided against itself, it cannot stand.


Treasury of Scripture

And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

Judges 9:23
Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech:

Judges 12:1-6
And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire…

2 Samuel 20:1,6
And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
If
ἐὰν (ean)
Conjunction
Strong's 1437: If. From ei and an; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.

a kingdom
βασιλεία (basileia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 932: From basileus; properly, royalty, i.e. rule, or a realm.

is divided
μερισθῇ (meristhē)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3307: From meros; to part, i.e. to apportion, bestow, share, or to disunite, differ.

against
ἐφ’ (eph’)
Preposition
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

itself,
ἑαυτὴν (heautēn)
Reflexive Pronoun - Accusative Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

[it]
βασιλεία (basileia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 932: From basileus; properly, royalty, i.e. rule, or a realm.

cannot
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

stand.
σταθῆναι (stathēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Passive
Strong's 2476: A prolonged form of a primary stao stah'-o; to stand, used in various applications.


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